Blues guitarists before 1900 – the man who taught Charlie Patton

“Always fun reading, Paul. Thanks.”  Jason Vivone  (@JVivone), leader of the Billy Bats, Kansas City. In this short series, I’m going to highlight four extremely influential, but mainly unknown nineteenth-century blues guitar pioneers, each of whom features in my blues history book, America’s Gift, at http://goo.gl/At5AZe These were the guys who did the spade-work for… Continue reading Blues guitarists before 1900 – the man who taught Charlie Patton